Archive for July, 2007

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Thanks so much for joining us. No really, thanks so much for joining us.

July 30, 2007

The only way this would have been better is if she had thrown in a Boom Goes the Dynamite or two.

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Managing Stress

July 23, 2007

Doctor, dancer, ping-pong master, and now, published author.

PI

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Today in Sports III

July 23, 2007

I’m not surprised that someone in the NBA has been accused of fixing games.  And I won’t be surprised it if  turns out that more than one referee has been fixing games.  The horrid officiating in the NBA is a big part of what drove me away from the game.

I have gotten maniacally frustrated over bad calls in past Pacer games but still, I can only imagine how pissed Suns fans are right now.  I realize he may be innocent, but it won’t matter.  From now on, it’ll be,  “whatever, everyone knows the NBA is fixed”.

To add further to the bad taste in my mouth, he was one of the refs in the Pistons Pacers brawl.

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Today in Sports II

July 23, 2007

Some e-Doodling from my co-worker, Aragorn.

Mike Vick

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Today in Sports

July 23, 2007

He’s never thrown an NFL pass and he hasn’t agreed to a contract. The last time he was on the field, his team got routed in the Sugar Bowl. He may end up being good, but as of yet, he’s proven nothing.

And he’s charging $75 an autograph.

What a tool.

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Playing with Fire

July 19, 2007

What happens when you combine WD-40, fire, and a jack-ass with a sledge hammer?

WARNING: Loud <hilarious> cursing involved

(via the Slog)

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The Original Grand Turismo

July 18, 2007

Sometime in the late 70’s, the French Director, Claude LeLouche, made a short film, Rendezvous, that mostly consists of a (illegal) high-speed drive through Paris at dawn. He was arrested after the film was released but the Commissaires only held him for a couple of hours.

The film is a breath-taking drive. The high-speeds down the wider boulevards is cool but the slower drive through the twisted streets is much better. The engine noise when the driver downshifts is almost musical.

Of course, if someone had been killed in the filming, I’d probably be singing a different song.

Rendezvou, by Claude LeLouche

I made a similar film in my Dad’s ‘78 Olds Delta 88 back in Monrovia that was almost as exciting. We didn’t have a camera or a camera mount so we had Eric Brown hang out the window with the video camera from the AV Room. The part where I barely missed Doug Baker’s dog, Brownie, would have made you jump out of your seat.  And the cruise down Car Wash Road was like something out of one of the better episodes of Dukes of Hazzard.

Unfortunately, my brother taped over it with a neighborhood dunk contest on an 8′ rim.